Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

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Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2012

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Bennett, Elizabeth, “Economies of Valuation and Desire: How New Deal Photography Made the Amish Modern” (UC Berkeley, M. Lovell)

Brisman, Shira, “Briefkultur: Art and the Epistolary Mode of Address in the Age of Albrecht Durer” (Yale, C. Wood)

Cronin, Elizabeth, “Passive Fascism? The Politics of Austrian Heimat Photography” (CUNY, G. Batchen, R. Long)

Fowler, Caroline, “The Body and the Copy: Confession, Practice, and Ways of Drawing in the Seventeenth Century” (Princeton, C. Heuer)

Fujii, Yuko, “Provoke: A Critical Analysis of a Japanese Photography Magazine” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Goldman, Victoria Sears, “‘The Most Beautiful Punchinelli in the World’: A Comprehensive Study of the Punchinello Drawings of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Kai, Yoshiaki, “Sunappu: A Genre of Japanese Photography, 1930–1980” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Lee, Jung Joon, “Framing the Nation: Nation-Building, Resistance, and Democratization in Korean Photography, 1945–2008” (CUNY, G. Batchen)

Moebus-Bergeron, Susanne, “The Adaptation and Application of Goldsmith Techniques in Medieval Manuscripts from the Early Eleventh to the Mid-Thirteenth Century” (Boston, D. Kahn)

Moon, Iris, “Ornament after the Orders: Percier, Fontaine, and the Rise of the Architectural Interior in Post-Revolutionary France” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Morgan, Emily, “‘True Types of the London Poor’: Adolphe Smith and John Thomson’s Street Life in London” (Arizona, S. Moore)

Riggs, Marion, “Architectural Translations: Giuseppe Barberi (1746–1809) Between Rome and Paris” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Stein, Nathaniel, “Authorities of Presence: Robert Gill, the Photographic Survey of India, and the Colonial Sublime” (Brown, K.D. Kriz)

Weiss, Francine, “Visual Verses: Edward Weston’s Photographs for Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, 1941–1942” (Boston, P. Hills)